Get Jazzed: Halifax Jazz Fest presents Ms. Lisa Fischer
February 16, 2015
Jazz enthusiasts, Lunenburg Doc Fest supporters and Lunenburg County Film Series members who have (or haven’t!) attended a screening of 20 FEET FROM STARDOM, we want to let you know about an upcoming concert featuring a star of the Oscar-winning documentary.
Halifax Jazz Fest presents critically acclaimed New York vocalist Ms. Lisa Fischer with her band Grand Baton at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, 6101 University Ave, Halifax on Thursday, April 2 2015 at 8:00pm.
Halifax Jazz Festival Artistic Director, Laura ‘Lulu’ Healy, states: “She is an absolutely stunning vocalist and performer with an impressive resume, touring extensively as a backup singer with the Rolling Stones, Sting, Chris Botti and Nine Inch Nails.”
Ms. Lisa Fischer has also worked with Tina Turner, Chaka Khan, Beyonce, Dionne Warwick, Dolly Parton, Bobby McFerrin, Alicia Keyes, Lou Reed, Louie Vega, Aretha Franklin, John Scofield, George Benson, Laurie Anderson, Lee Ritenour, Jackie Evancho and many others. In 1992 Fischer won a Grammy for Best Female R&B Performance for her hit single “How Can I Ease the Pain”.
Ms. Fischer will be joined by her band Grand Baton. Opening the night is Reeny Smith, winner of the 2013 Galaxie Rising Star Award at the TD Halifax Jazz Festival. Originally from North Preston, Smith released her debut album I Am Reeny in the fall of 2014.
Tickets for Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton | Reeny Smith range from $24.50 – $57.50, and are on sale online at artscentre.dal.ca, at the Box Office located in the lobby of the Dalhousie Arts Centre, or by telephone at 902-494-3820 or 1-800-874-1669.
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